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Towards a Rogue Reality

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Arthur Schopenhauer articulated a rogue reality that contrasts with the intelligible (aristocratic) reality defined by Kant as the "thing in itself" and the quantifiable (bourgeois) reality embodied in the notion of energy. The rogue reality provided the brain model for Freud's later works, and the conceptual foundation for the "death drive" of Lacan's theory. The rogue reality is accompanied by a non-Cartesian dualism that is fundamental to the modernist impulse.


The Author: S. P. Fullinwider is an associate professor of history at Arizona State University. He received a Ph.D. in history from the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of two previous books: The Mind and Mood of Black America: Twentieth-Century Thought and Technicians of the Finite: The Rise and Decline of Schizophrenia in American Thought.

quot;S. P. Fullinwider has written another tremendously exciting and significant book in the history of ideas. Tracing the flow of thought from Kant through Freud, he characterizes the emergence of a 'rogue reality' - a profound and unsettling sense of forces beyond human control - as it emerged in European and American thought. Roguery clashed with an aristocratic Kantian view of reality as intelligible and with a bourgeoisie reality embodied in the modern concept of energy. Freud wrestled with all three traditions. The book is written clearly, gracefully, and persuasively. One can hardly ask for more." (Lawrence J. Friedman, Professor of History, Indiana University)

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Titre: Towards a Rogue Reality
Code EAN: 9780820438559
ISBN: 978-0-8204-3855-9
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 270
Poids: 570g
Taille: H230mm x B230mm x T160mm
Année: 1998
Auflage: Neuausg.

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